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Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was a gay Marine

"Alva told Congress, "I'm an American who fought for his country. Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was...

Original post made by Guy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 11 comments | 980 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Going To Market"

Poetry On Canvas is GOING TO MARKET with Fine Art Themes - "Market Day" New paintings, Originals by Local Artists at the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART talks continuing, but hit 'significant snag'

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that management is continuing to negotiate with union leaders representing more...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1081 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 6207 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway Decides to Understaff at Night-Too Bad for You

At around 9:30-10 pm if you feel like getting some ice cream, or want to do your weekly shopping at Safeway, be aware that...

Original post made by Lane on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 8 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council unanimously approves new General Plan

The City Council last night unanimously approved a new General Plan that will serve as the blueprint for continued and future...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 11 comments | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More auctions

The Independent wrote an article about the ILPS campaign the other day. Did anyone see it? 7/16 on page 5 I believe. There...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

SPORTS

Where is the coverage of the World Swimming Championships?

I'm disappointed to see so little news coverage of the World Swimming Championships in Rome. Especially after the excitement...

Original post made by Molly on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 1995 Views

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putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1081 Views

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City inks deal with Sharks group for downtown holiday ice rink

Pleasanton officials yesterday inked a deal with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor ice skating rink...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 26 comments | 1359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

La Ventana: Hot band for a cool night at Concert in the Park

The night was cool and the band was hot at Friday's Concert in the Park. La Ventana performed Latin rock and salsa music...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1109 Views

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I have just about it with my own conservative Republican base!

Posted by Spencer, a resident of the Grey Eagle Estates neighborhood, 0 minutes ago I have just about it with my own conservative...

Original post made by Spencer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 9 comments | 944 Views

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This is how people in other communities communicate sensitive topics

This is in regard to the Gates arrest and the race card issues. Take note that with over 113 replies to the post, there is...

Original post made by Amy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views

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Please read my policies and agenda concerning family:

Ten days after taking office, the President established a White House Task Force on Middle Class Working Families, led by...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 877 Views

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BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Strange how luxury car blinkers don't work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5940 posted Friday, July 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by No, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 1153 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Illegal Aliens Children and FREE Healthcareon YOUR Tax Dollar!

We are NOT giving FREE healthcare to illegals. Can they go to an ER room and get treatment like anyone else? Yes! Do illegal...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:58 am | 16 comments | 1137 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 755 views

Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 612 views